|01||A Thousand Splendid Suns||20080725||Well known figures each present a programme on the novel that changed their world.|
Well known figures each present a programme on the novel that changed their worldCherie Blair presents Khaled Hosseini's powerful portrait of female suffering under the Taliban in a Thousand Splendid Suns.
|02||Brideshead Revisited||20080801||Laurence Llewelyn-bowen immerses himself in the doomed fortunes of the Flyte family in Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited.|
|03||On The Road||20080808||Vic Reeves chooses On the Road, Jack Kerouac's legendary account of a frenzied, liberating drive across America.|
|04||Vanity Fair||20080815||Kathy Lette delves into William Makepeace Thackeray's epic, Vanity Fair, a satirical picture of High Society at the dawn of the 19th century, set against the backdrop of the Battle of Waterloo.|
|05||A Man In Full||20080822||Mel Smith delves into a work by one of America's masters of fiction - A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe.|
|06 LAST||Treasure Isalnd||20080905||Alex James sets off on a fantastic adventure with young Jim Hawkins and the ruthless pirate, Long John Silver, in Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island.|